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Man reported missing out of Watsonville

A Watsonville man has been reported missing after being released from the Behavioral Health Clinic in Santa Cruz last weekend.

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Dear Jon: Dealing with early morning helicopter noise over Ag fields

With all the agriculture operations on the Central Coast there's a question about controlling the noise. Some residents living near fields tell us it can be a real issue. Ilse in Salinas writes, “Dear Jon, I'd like to know if there are any laws that can stop farms around here from getting us up at 4 a.m. to wake us up…

Octopus broods eggs for four years

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Deep-sea octopus observed brooding its eggs for four years

A deep-sea octopus brooded its eggs for 4.5 years - longer than any other known animal.

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Junior Otters 'graduate' from migrant education program at CSU Monterey Bay

The Monterey County Office of Education celebrated its Junior Otters summer program Wednesday afternoon.

SPCA: Dog rescued from Greenfield hoarding home has puppies

One of the dogs rescued from a filthy home in Greenfield last week has given birth to four puppies, the SPCA for Monterey County said.

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Monterey Co. Sheriff: Car chase leads to four arrests

Officers were on scene in Salinas on Laurel and Towt streets around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, after a car chase that started south of the city.

Farm Fresh Deli and Cafe

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Bizz Buzz: Farm Fresh Deli and Cafe

The Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce welcomes Jeff Lamb back to Oldtown Salinas. He's recently opened Farm Fresh Deli & Café in the 100 block of Main Street.

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$1.8 million gift for Monterey School's ocean program

The Monterey Institute of International Studies received a $1.8 million gift for continued growth and expansion of the Institute's ocean and coastal economics research and education center, called the Center for the Blue Economy.

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California's governor wraps up trip to Mexico

California Gov. Jerry Brown has wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico, saying he will work with the U.S. government upon his return home to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.

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Suspect not found after domestic violence incident incident in Prunedale

Monterey County Sheriff's deputies have reopened the area of a Corey Road home where they were searching for a suspect Wednesday morning.

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Dear jon helicopter noise

Dear Jon: Dealing with early morning helicopter noise over Ag fields

With all the agriculture operations on the Central Coast there's a question about…

Octopus broods eggs for four years

Deep-sea octopus observed brooding its eggs for four years

A deep-sea octopus brooded its eggs for 4.5 years - longer than any other known…

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Junior Otters 'graduate' from migrant education program at CSU Monterey Bay

The Monterey County Office of Education celebrated its Junior Otters summer program…

SPCA: Dog rescued from Greenfield hoarding home has puppies

One of the dogs rescued from a filthy home in Greenfield last week has given birth…

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Darin Zinola

Man reported missing out of Watsonville

A Watsonville man has been reported missing after being released from the Behavioral…

Dear jon helicopter noise

Dear Jon: Dealing with early morning helicopter noise over Ag fields

With all the agriculture operations on the Central Coast there's a question about…

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Local California Conservation Corps members assisting with wildfires

Twenty five members of the California Conservation Corps from Watsonville and San…

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Watsonville man sentenced to 15 years in prison for Christmas Day attack on wife

A 38-year-old Watsonville man is headed to prison for 15 years for attacking his…

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Dear jon helicopter noise

Dear Jon: Dealing with early morning helicopter noise over Ag fields

With all the agriculture operations on the Central Coast there's a question about…

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San Benito Co. offers prescription discount program that benefits library

San Benito County departments are launching a program that will help residents save…

Tomatoes cause horrific stench in Hollister

Smelly odor in Hollister causes community uproar

A smelly odor is plaguing one Central Coast city. It's so bad some residents in…

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More than 20,000 marijuana plants seized in San Benito County

San Benito County Sheriff's deputies seized more than 20,000 marijuana plants from a…

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Prosecutors won't charge Los Gatos man whose son died in hot car

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not file criminal charges…

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Three small fires contained in Boulder Creek

Cal Fire crews contained three small fires burning in Boulder Creek Thursday evening…

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Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route

A state appeals court has upheld a proposed route for California's bullet train…

Gilroy Garlic Festival preparations underway

Gilroy Garlic Festival preparations underway

Preparations for the 36th Gilroy Garlic Festival are underway.

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Panetta named humanitarian of the year

Leon Panetta named "Humanitarian of the Year" by Santa Cruz County Red Cross

Former Secretary of Defense and Central Coast native Leon Panetta is being named "…

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Western Stage at Hartnell College gets $90,000 grant

The theater at Hartnell College has just received a two-year, $90,000 grant.

PRIDE, BASTA programs get $25,000 grant

Santa Cruz Police PRIDE Program, BASTA get $25,000 donation

The Santa Cruz Police PRIDE Program and BASTA have received a $25,000 donation.

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    Jimmy Hoffa file photo

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    Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

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